Our 2020-2021 Board of Directors are:

  • President, Susan Weis, Kulanu School of Jewish Studies in Margate, NJ

  • Vice President, Danielle Alexander, Kehillah High in Houston, TX

  • Secretary, Leann Blue, Congregation Beth Shalom/CBS High in Northbrook, IL

  • Treasurer, Sarah Harlan, Louisville High School of Jewish Studies, Louisville, KY

  • Committee Chair: Development, Arnold Rotenberg, Congregation Gates of Heaven, Schenectady, NY

  • Committee Co-chair: Programming/Resources, Mike Steklof, Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning, Buffalo, NY

  • Committee Co-chair: Programming/Resources, Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

  • Committee Chair: Membership, Sharon Diamondstein, The Jewish Center of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

  • Member-at-Large, Matt Rissien, IsraelLink, Chicago, IL


In addition to our executive committee (above), we look forward to expanding our board to include members-at-large as well as standing committees such as:

  • Membership Committee - promoting recruitment and retention of the network's membership

  • Conference Committee - planning and implementing the annual conference

  • Communications/PR Committee - planning and implementing internal network communications; strengthening relations with other Jewish organizations; enhancing public recognition of the network; developing the network's website and other technological means of communication

  • Development Committee - creating fundraising plans and pursue grant opportunities

  • Programming/Resources Committee - developing and implementing innovative programming within the network













Erica Hruby became the first Executive Director of JTEEN in January 2019, seeing the organization through its transition from NAACCHHS to JTEEN. As a Hebrew High director in Orlando, FL from 2004-2010, she joined NAACCHHS at its inception. Erica brings with her twenty-five years of experience in the Jewish education and engagement world. She has served in several areas of Jewish life: two synagogues in the greater Atlanta area; BBYO and Beit Hamidrash (Hebrew High) in Orlando; Hillel at the University of Central Florida; the American Hebrew Academy (AHA) in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to JTEEN, she is the Youth and Family education and programming director at Congregation Beth Shalom (Clearwater, FL), and has an educational and organizational coaching/consulting business. She resides in Dunedin, FL (West Coast near Tampa) with Matt, her husband of twenty-five years, and two daughters, Zipporah 23 and Lila 18.

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Danielle Alexander

Vice President

Leann Blue


Susan Weis


Erica Hruby

Executive Director